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Thursday, 2018 Apr 12th

Saline Main Street is hosting yet another fabulous event, and ladies, this one’s all about you! On Thursday, April 12th from 6 to 9PM, please join us for a spring evening dedicated to wonderful women who know how to have fun and have it all, y’all. Gather your fellow soul sisters and head to Downtown Saline for Ladies Night Out!

Downtown Saline

Saline bounced from their season-opening loss and crushed Tecumseh, 16-9, in the second game of their double header at Tecumseh Wednesday.

The Hornets dropped the opener, 6-2.

Sports

It wasn’t pretty. Games in April seldom are. But Saline defeated Fenton 3-2 to win a long-delayed opening day of the 2018 season.

Fenton scored two runs in the fifth and Saline replied with three runs in the sixth.

Sports

Wednesday, 2018 Apr 11th

Murder for Dummies, Saline Area Players' spring show, runs this weekend April 12-14 at 7:30 PM each night at The 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd.  This mystery-comedy was written by Pat Cook and presented through Eldridge Publishing Company.  

Arts & Entertainment

The Saline High School choirs present their annual Cabaret fundraiser concert April 25-26 at Saline High School's Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center.

The shows begin at 7 p.m.

Cabaret is two evenings of student-produced entertainment, along with a delicious dessert buffet prepared by the Saline High School culinary arts program.

Tickets are available at the door. Adults pay $10 for one night or $15 for both nights. Students pay $5 for one night. Children 12 and under enter free.

Schools

The Saline and Skyline track and field teams split Tuesday’s dual meet at Saline High School.

The Saline boys team won, 86-51, while the Skyline girls team won 73.5-63.5.

Sports

The Saline High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestras perform  at 7:30 p.m., April 17, in Ben Hieber Memorial Scholarship Concert in the Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.

The bands will be joined on stage by past winners of the scholarship

The concert is free, though there are suggestion donations of $5 from students and $10 from adults.

Schools

Harvest Elementary School was evacuated after people in the school detected an electrical smell at around 8:30 a.m., this morning.

Students walked over to Saline High School.

Emergency responders are at Harvest Elementary School to determine what caused the odor.

"There is no need to come and get your child at Saline High School at this point. We will provide another message as soon as we know the appropriate next steps," said Steve Laatsch, Assistant Superintendent and spokesperson for the district.

Schools

Tuesday, 2018 Apr 10th

One Voice Gospel Choir will be hosting their annual Spring Concert and Spaghetti Dinner with Silent Auction on

Saturday, May 5, 2018.  It will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 122 West Michigan Ave., Saline Michigan

The dinner will start at 6p, with the concert to follow at 7p.  Suggested donation is

$15 per person for dinner/concert or $10 per person for the concert.  Children under 12 are free.  A Silent Auction

will be held during the dinner and results will be announced at the concert.

 

While local agencies from Pittsfield, Saline, Chelsea, Milan and even the state police have participated in training, so far, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office has not joined the rescue task force.

Police & Fire

Monday, 2018 Apr 09th

Lights, camera, costumes, make-up, set, action!  It’s show week for Saline Area Players’ Murder for Dummies by Pat Cook.  It’s also called tech week which is the week to get used to real furniture, lights in your eyes, changing costumes (sometimes in closets), syncing up sound effects, etc., and eventually, everything finally gets put together and it starts looking like a real show

 

Arts & Entertainment

Emily Hill scored twice in Saline's 11-4 loss to Northville in varsity girls lacrosse Monday night.

Grace Livsey and Kate Kloosterman also scored for Saline.

The Hornet coaches also praised the defensive work of Caroline Leyden and Caroline Krause.

Sports

Cars have changed a lot since Harry Parsons opened Harry’s Standard service station at Davenport and Michigan in downtown Saline in 1959. Heck, downtown Saline has changed a lot. In fact, Harry’s itself has changed. It stopped serving gasoline and now focuses on auto repair.

Business

April 2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Jazzercise in Saline. Jazzercise combines dance, strength and resistance training with current and popular music for a truly full-body workout.

Health

Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home presented Saline Area Social Service with a check for $3,300 earlier this year. The family-owned funeral home asked people to donate in a box at the funeral home and then offered to match the donations.

The donation included an individual donation of $1,000 and a $510 donation from City of Saline employees.

Jamail Aikens is executive director of Saline Area Social Service, which helps hundreds of local families and individuals each month with a  food bank, paper products and other assistance.

Community

Ally's Pals, a community group raising funds to in support of Ally Hennessey's medical expenses, will host a trivia night Friday at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. The Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds is located at 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road.

Ally Hennessey is a fourth grade student battling a cancerous, inoperable brain tumor.

Guests will play Sporcle Live trivia, participate in raffles and dine on food. Mancino's Pizza, popcorn and nachos are offered for a donation. Ally will judge the best-decorated tables and award prizes.

Community

Katie Spence had Villanova winning the NCAA basketball tournament from the outset. But she gladly would have traded her bracket winnings for a Michigan victory.

Food, Drinks & Fun

Sunday, 2018 Apr 08th

Saline police are investigating after thieves broke into St. Andrew the Apostle Church early Sunday morning.

Police & Fire

Saturday, 2018 Apr 07th

This week, Saline District Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer.

Arts & Entertainment

Slow-growth lymphoma has met its match in Saline resident Eric Harcourt, who plans to play racquetball for 12 straight hours May 12 to raise funds that will go toward research efforts aimed at finding a cure for the disease.

(Click here to donate http://pages.mwoy.org/mi/detroit18/eharcourt.)

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